Browsing entries tagged with Morzine

25 Mar 2019

Morzine offers half-price season passes

Morzine offers half-price season passes

The French ski resort of Morzine is getting in on the early-bird 2020-21 season pass act and offering 5,000 season ski passes for Les Portes du Soleil for just €499 (currently around £435 and half the…

24 Dec 2018

Bardonnechia offers cheapest family skiing

Bardonnechia offers cheapest family skiing

The cost of taking your family skiing has risen in many resorts for the coming season, but pick carefully and you can still get value for money, says Andrew Brown of Post Office Travel Money, which last…

17 Oct 2017

Morzine slashes skiing prices

Morzine slashes skiing prices

Prices in European ski resorts have plunged in the past year — with Morzine costing 13% less during the 2016/17 season than the winter before, according to a report by the Post Office. The report,…

2 Mar 2017

Morzine celebrates women’s week

Morzine celebrates women’s week

Next week the ski resort of Morzine in France is running “Morzine loves Women” week to coincide with International Women’s Day next Wednesday, 8 March. Each day of the “Morzine loves Women” week…

20 Dec 2016

Snow is falling in the Alps - but where?

Snow is falling in the Alps - but where?

Snow has been falling in the Alps — with a storm hitting very localised areas. According to our snow guru Fraser Wilkin of weathertoski.co.uk (who produces our weekly snow reports) the heaviest snow…

3 Nov 2016

Tour operator Ski 2 launches in Les Gets

Tour operator Ski 2 launches in Les Gets

Tour operator Ski 2, which specialises in the Italian resort of Champoluc, is branching out with a new operation in Les Gets, France this winter. Ski 2 has been operating in Champoluc for 18 years, but…

31 Oct 2016

Short skiing breaks

12 Oct 2016

Ski rail price comparison opens

Ski rail price comparison opens

Skiers can now compare train prices at a glance with a new price-checker resource on rail-ski website Snowcarbon. The price-checking tool, which goes live tomorrow (Thursday 13 October), will allow skiers…

28 Sep 2016

Aussies enjoy luxury skiing in Europe

Aussies enjoy luxury skiing in Europe

Australians have overtaken Russians in the luxury chalet holiday market – having doubled from 5% over the 2014/15 season to 10% of the market last year, while Russian bookings dropped from 12% to…

8 Apr 2016

Morzine restaurant destroyed by fire

Morzine restaurant destroyed by fire

A restaurant in the heart of French ski resort Morzine has been destroyed by fire. Diners were evacuated last night when a blaze broke out at La Ferme de la Fruitière, part of the Fruitiere L’Alpage,…

5 Dec 2015

Big price drops in ski resorts this season

Big price drops in ski resorts this season

Prices are down in three-quarters of ski resorts this season, according to new research — with cheapest prices to be found in Bansko in Bulgaria. This year’s Ski Resort Report, released this morning…

8 Oct 2015

Tour op allows dogs on ski holidays

Tour op allows dogs on ski holidays

A tour operator has introduced a new service allowing skiers to take their dogs on holiday. VIP SKI has launched a “dogsalong” service in a handful of their chalets in Alpe d’Huez and Morzine in…

17 Mar 2015

Avoriaz hosts first snowball fight

Avoriaz hosts first snowball fight

Europe’s first snowball fight competition took place in the French ski resort of Avoriaz last week. Two teams of seven players lined up for the battle — looking remarkably like American footballers…

30 Dec 2014

Grab a brilliant January ski deal

Grab a brilliant January ski deal

Well, it snowed! After a nail-biting run-up to Christmas, an epic storm last weekend, 15,000 people getting stranded in the French Alps and being forced to sleep in emergency accommodation, things have…

22 Dec 2014

Serious snow likely for the weekend

Serious snow likely for the weekend

With Christmas week upon us, the good news is that Santa might well bring us some snow. While there are great conditions in Scandinavia — heavy snow forced the closure of Fagernes airport in Norway last…

16 Dec 2014

Morzine lodge offers £28-a-night stays

Morzine lodge offers £28-a-night stays

Another “poshtel” has opened in the Alps offering yet more affordable accommodation for this winter. Rude Lodge in Morzine opened last Friday, 12 December, following a £1.2million overhaul of Le Laury’s…

16 Mar 2014

Tour op urges parents to law-break

Tour op urges parents to law-break

A ski tour operator is being lambasted for offering to pay the fine imposed on parents for taking their children on a ski holiday during time term. MountainBase, a tour operator based in Bedfordshire that…

9 May 2013

Fire destroys Morzine cable car station

Fire destroys Morzine cable car station

The top station of the Pléney cable car in the ski resort of Morzine has been completely destroyed by fire. The fire broke out just after 4am yesterday (Wednesday, 8 May), and quickly spread to the adjoining…

25 Sep 2012

New high-tech gondola replaces Les Prodains cable car in Avoriaz

New high-tech gondola replaces Les Prodains cable car in Avoriaz

The 50-year-old Les Prodains cable car that links Morzine with Avoriaz in the Portes du Soleil will be replaced by a new, high-tech gondola next February. The long-awaited new Les Prodains lift will carry…

23 Mar 2012

Morzine joins festival madness

Morzine joins festival madness

Crank up the base, dig out the 80’s clobber and be prepared for a week of festival activity in the Portes du Soleil in April. Morzine is about to hold it’s first music and snow-sport festival.…

23 Aug 2011

Lift pass offers from Les Gets

Lift pass offers from Les Gets

Les Gets and Morzine are introducing some money-saving offers on local area lift passes as part of their new incentives for the coming season. And there is a new range of accommodation to sample too. First…

17 Aug 2011

Making movies in Morzine

Making movies in Morzine

A new chalet company has started up in Morzine, complete with its own cameraman to film your antics on the slopes – if you wish. It’s a bit different but we think it will catch on as a great idea.…

31 Aug 2010

Les Gets and Morzine upgrade lifts

Les Gets and Morzine upgrade lifts

Les Gets and Morzine have been busy with new developments over the summer, in particular to upgrade access to Chamossière – which has some of the most challenging slopes on the Morzine side. A new six-pack…

24 Aug 2010

First Rude hotel to open

First Rude hotel to open

Rudechalets is a specialist chalet operator to the French Alps, but is opening its first hotel accommodation this winter, in Morzine. The company, run by couple Helen and Chris since 2003, has teamed up…

12 Oct 2009

TGski offers ‘no frills’ chalet

TGski offers ‘no frills’ chalet

It’s a chalet, but not quite as we know them… TGski has taken the credit crunch full on to offer one of their Morzine chalets as a no-frills B&B option this winter. Gone are the chalet-style trimmings…

9 Sep 2009

Erna Low to manage Morzine residence

Erna Low, the UK’s longest established tour operator to France, is to manage its first Residence de Tourism - the Aiglon de Morzine, in the Portes du Soleil ski region. And the first five lucky people…

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